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Date: 05/12/05 01:51 PM

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  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 1:51 pm
    Link: UFO on Google Maps? - Did the satellite cameras get a picture of a UFO?

    Or is it just a weather balloon?

  2. Profile photo of rubored
    rubored Male 18-29
    67 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:00 pm
    No... There are lots of little blips like this, around "restricted" locations which they do not wish to see. Look up roswell for instance, you will see lots of them there, and at other various locations around the US. It isn`t a UFO.
  3. Profile photo of Sleepy_Cat
    Sleepy_Cat Female 13-17
    279 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:05 pm
    Could be`s so stupid to automatically think `It must be a UFO!`
  4. Profile photo of rubored
    rubored Male 18-29
    67 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:07 pm
    Believe it or not, there are some things we believe that most of the world is not ready to know. Current humanity would never be the same if all things were revealed.... Oops. Said too much.
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    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
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    May 12, 2005 at 2:17 pm
    Im horribly afraid of aliens and UFOs. They`re the only things that really bother me.
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    micster Male 13-17
    191 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:26 pm
    lol, looks like a drip of water
  7. Profile photo of kathaclysm
    kathaclysm Female 18-29
    326 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:31 pm
    Some Engineer at Lockheed Martin is now fired for sneezing on the mirror of their multi-million dollar satellite before it went into space.

    Definitely doesn`t look like "restricted space" but then again it`s right next to "President Golf Course"... so who knows.

    My question really is: HOW THE HELL DID SOMEONE FIND THAT? Seriously, who`s flying around google maps lookin for these things?

  8. Profile photo of Rubn_Tizzub
    Rubn_Tizzub Male 30-39
    88 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 2:56 pm
    I`d bet its the hole in the mirror of a reflecting telescope used by the satellite to capture such close-up photos. I wouldn`t expect they`d cover-up one house in that huge neighborhood like they would a military base, otherwise you could just drive there and see what it is.
  9. Profile photo of Windowasher
    Windowasher Male 13-17
    2 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:16 pm
    I agree.

    Anydangway, this is freaking stupid. I have nothing else to say about it! People walking around looking at some crap and they see a picture and say "OMG THIS RULES IM GONNA SAY THAT THIS IS A UFO AND PEOPLE WILL BELIEVE MEEEEE!!!!!!one"

    Think about it.

  10. Profile photo of jadedmom
    jadedmom Female 30-39
    239 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:19 pm
    I don`t see anything. Where is the UFO in question?
  11. Profile photo of Alpha_Omega
    Alpha_Omega Male 13-17
    578 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:26 pm
    Oh poo aliens are invading the suburbs! Damn! )-| lol
  12. Profile photo of Marcus5150
    Marcus5150 Male 18-29
    80 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:36 pm
    It`s a Mento! The Freshmaker.
  13. Profile photo of someone?
    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:40 pm
    oh for drats sake
  14. Profile photo of verbatim
    verbatim Male 13-17
    14 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:47 pm
    UFO = no
    Fake = very yes

    Fist off, doesn`t anyone find it ironic that the "UFO" is in the exact center of the picture? And as you continue to zoom out, it still remains in the EXACT center? I`m not saying that it is a UFO, but could be something that is hidden. And, if it were a UFO, why would it be so close to the ground? Zooming out shows that the object continues to get smaller, indicating that it`s nowhere near the sattelite. If it were a UFO, it would definitely be flying out in space, nowhere near the ground, and close to the lens of the sattelite.

    My best guess: there`s something being hidden in the exact location of the map. Seriously, it`s in the exact center of the map!

  15. Profile photo of n0thing
    n0thing Male 30-39
    54 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:51 pm
    Looks like a blurred watertower to me.
  16. Profile photo of gcxj220
    gcxj220 Male 18-29
    616 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 3:59 pm
    As long as they`re invading just Florida, I`m fine with that.
  17. Profile photo of ohwell
    ohwell Female 13-17
    15 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:04 pm
    It`s a restricted area. If you look around Washington DC there are a bunch of them.
  18. Profile photo of snoringwalru
    snoringwalru Female 18-29
    252 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:07 pm
    I like the expression "very yes"
  19. Profile photo of olym
    olym Male 13-17
    10 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:14 pm
    I think its fake. Go on the link then click remove frame it takes you to something completely differnt. The map of the UK to be exact
  20. Profile photo of olym
    olym Male 13-17
    10 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:16 pm
    AND the search button doesnt work. All seems abit strange to me
  21. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    May 12, 2005 at 4:26 pm
    I actually think it`s an out of focus weather balloon myself.
  22. Profile photo of WheelofTime
    WheelofTime Female 18-29
    127 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:28 pm
    Of course it was a UFO. UFO is nothing more than unidentifing flying object. UFO doesnt mean aliens.
  23. Profile photo of jayembee
    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:39 pm
    very yes?
  24. Profile photo of Rubn_Tizzub
    Rubn_Tizzub Male 30-39
    88 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:47 pm
    Just to show how bored I really was, i cross referenced with the terraserver and found that exact spot. It`s not a cover-up or secret location, it`s some schmucks house directly beneath that dot. Actually 4 houses. I stand by my first guess, it`s because of the lens in the satellite. Either that or a space breathing bug is flying in orbit over West Palm Beach.
  25. Profile photo of Delirium
    Delirium Male 18-29
    71 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:54 pm
    "Im horribly afraid of aliens and UFOs. They`re the only things that really bother me."


    As if some alien from hundred of lightyears away is gonna invent a way of travelling that distance just to come pick on us. They`re not human, you know? :P

  26. Profile photo of hazy_clear
    hazy_clear Female 18-29
    92 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 4:55 pm
    Wow...its a blurry silver dot thing.....thats got to be the most interesting thing i have ever seen in my entire life....
  27. Profile photo of dremassa66
    dremassa66 Male 18-29
    72 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:13 pm
    It`s probably not an alien ship or any bs like that, but is a really somthing that`s unitentifiable. And why the heck would the government want to block out a few people`s houses? In addition, once you`ve centered the picture manually, such as the person did who posted this link, it stays centered as you zoom. As a few previous people have said, it`s probably just some satellite error. Just like all other technology, they`re not perfect. And if you want to see government coverups, look at the erased roof of the white house on google satellite maps.
  28. Profile photo of look215
    look215 Male 18-29
    1084 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:13 pm
    Golf dome??? pretty town though
  29. Profile photo of SOAD_Rocks
    SOAD_Rocks Male 40-49
    91 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:15 pm
    RUN WE ARE GONNA DIE ITS A UFO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  30. Profile photo of johnq88
    johnq88 Male 13-17
    1 post
    May 12, 2005 at 5:24 pm
    Consider this, water tower, it isn`t a "UFO" or else we wouldn`t be seeing it, gov. wouldn`t let us because everyone would freak.
  31. Profile photo of Rubn_Tizzub
    Rubn_Tizzub Male 30-39
    88 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:38 pm
    Couldn`t possibly be a golf dome or a water tower because they`d be just as in-focus as the rest of the buildings around them. Although if it were a UFO, maybe the gov would let us see it if only because they know we`d never believe it cuz we`d say "that`s photoshopped" when in fact it coulda` been real.
  32. Profile photo of phroedoux
    phroedoux Male 18-29
    364 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:40 pm
    Its not a water tower, its not casting a shadow, and its too large, and they don`t build homes that close to watertowers.
    It`s also not a UFO for the same reason.
    The stuff the government is hiding is all just blurred out, look at the congressional building in DC or the building next to the White House. The stuff they dont want you to see is blurred.

    This is shaded, so it has dimension, but it`s not casting a shadow which tells me it`s high enough off the ground not to show one in this picture.

    Keep in mind that the satelite images are comprised of duplications of images, images that overlay, whatnot. They didn`t take just one picture and run with it, they took 500, and chose the best one. That means that this object appeared in every picture, or was just oversighted by NASA.
    Its not a UFO, otherwise that UFO was flying mighty low to the ground. zoom out 4 times and you cant even see it anymore.

  33. Profile photo of dog_or_man
    dog_or_man Male 30-39
    422 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:48 pm
    If you honestly believe there are any such thing, or have ever BEEN any such thing, as UFO`s, then I truly pity you. If you could travel at 1/10th the speed of light, and your craft were to hit a particle of dust the size of a pinhead, you would unleash more energy than exists in the entire global stockpile of nuclear weapons. ...Oh, and at that speed, it would take over 60 years to get to Proxima Centari, the very closest star beyond our sun. End of conversation.
  34. Profile photo of eRiCaBot
    eRiCaBot Female 18-29
    1004 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:50 pm
    i took a stupid insanity test online once, and apprently if you`re intensely afraid of UFOs, that counts as one more point for insanity.
  35. Profile photo of phroedoux
    phroedoux Male 18-29
    364 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 5:53 pm
    Found it on another map site. Its black and white, but you can see what`s under the blurb.
  36. Profile photo of SOAD_Rocks
    SOAD_Rocks Male 40-49
    91 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 6:04 pm
    see it was a ufo thats why theres nothing in the other one
  37. Profile photo of memorex1515
    memorex1515 Male 13-17
    90 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 6:37 pm
    Man some of you people are so dumb, thinking its fake omg. Heres a link to it its pritty obvious that it is Whacko Jacko and his hot air balloon kid napping little boys.
  38. Profile photo of FreeMotion
    FreeMotion Male 13-17
    287 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 6:39 pm
    It looks pretty blurred, and I reckon its a res. area
  39. Profile photo of kungfu_sage
    kungfu_sage Male 18-29
    102 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 6:43 pm
    Dog_or_man. but as you aproch the speed of light time space warps and it does not take nerly as much time to travel the distance, you would how over travel forward in time and likely never see your family or cultur again because by the time you get back it would all be gone, and if aliens some how managed to develop technology to travel at such speeds whos to say they couldn`t creat ways to deal with the problems of space dust. also I would like to say I certainly hope you don`t consider your self a scientist, becaue no true scientist would make such an out landish statement as "there are no aliens and the could not come here" with out over welming proof, and given the overmhelming evidence that we have telling us we don`t no jack squat about the univers you cannot make any affermative claims about the possibilitys of technology in the univers unless you just want to sound smart. dark matter, acceleration of the unives, black holes, worm holes all can prove you wrong theor
  40. Profile photo of Osprey39
    Osprey39 Male 18-29
    1409 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 7:02 pm
    Looks like a balloon to me.
  41. Profile photo of shortone_
    shortone_ Female 18-29
    234 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 7:07 pm

  42. Profile photo of daseeg
    daseeg Male 40-49
    41 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 7:33 pm
    awwight if you scroll the map to the west U will see a track, like in a track and field track. note the direction of the shadows cast by the light standards from the sun, they go up and left (about 11 oclock)
    the shadow on the blurry fake weather balloon is at about 1 to 2 o clock.
    plus me and bigfoot watched elvis take that picture from my own ufo.
  43. Profile photo of S_J_W
    S_J_W Male 18-29
    1465 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 7:44 pm
    I don`t think it`s a problem with the lense or mirror as someone else suggested. If it was, then that blur would show up on every photo taken by that satellite. Also, I don`t think they release weather balloons over citys because they are made to pop at a certain altitude and the instrument package parachutes back to earth. Not only would that be potentially dangerous over a city but they`d have to recover the packages from backyards, roof tops, streets, freeways and even bodies of water. It could be a hot air balloon but those normally have flashy colors. It could be an experimental aircraft, people thought that the Stealth Bomber was a UFO when it was spotted on test runs. Finally, while very improbable, it is irresponsible to say that it is that this can not possibly be an alien craft since we have no idea if aliens (in any sense) exist or not. Keep all possibilities open.
  44. Profile photo of PirateMeghan
    PirateMeghan Female 18-29
    151 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 10:38 pm
    Because naturally, if some intelligent lifeform other than humans wanted to make some kind of aircraft or spacecraft, they would ignore all the laws of aerodynamics and propulsion efficiency.

    Where did the whole `flying saucer` concept come from anyway?

  45. Profile photo of Aigidh
    Aigidh Female 18-29
    785 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 10:57 pm
    Delirium, STFU. Everyone`s allowed their own irrational fear.
  46. Profile photo of geckosrock
    geckosrock Male 13-17
    979 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 11:11 pm
    You all realize this has blown way out of proportion right?
  47. Profile photo of albab
    albab Male 13-17
    136 posts
    May 12, 2005 at 11:28 pm
    Damn it. Seriously. Shut. Up. It`s either an error, or an intentional blurb. Not a UFO. WTF? Why does everyone have to be an idiot? This doesn`t need to be a discussion about UFOs, Just wether or not that was one. Which it wasn`t. So Listen to aigigh, and STFU.
  48. Profile photo of hd42slt
    hd42slt Female 18-29
    231 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 12:55 am
    Can someone please explain to me what this "erased White House roofs" is all about? I`ve look at the pictures and they do look awfully flat. I`m not american and don`t really know what the White House looks like though, so I didn`t see that as weird. Why are they erasing the roofs?
  49. Profile photo of omghax
    omghax Male 13-17
    1 post
    May 13, 2005 at 1:16 am
    Acuually it is a UFO - Unidentified Flying Object , nobody knows what it is for sure so it is unidentified, UFO has nothing to do with aliens and stuff. It`s just that we`re not quite sure what it is,
  50. Profile photo of hatred767
    hatred767 Female 13-17
    16 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 2:20 am
    kinda stupid......:P! "aliens ships" can cut off any electrical equiment like that! plus come on! its pro b some stupid ballooooooon!
  51. Profile photo of dabju
    dabju Male 18-29
    32 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 5:08 am
    i will not ad a comment to this long, and unimportant discussion. i refuse to be a part of this....... DOH!
  52. Profile photo of jsatan
    jsatan Male 18-29
    256 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 10:16 am
    Ok so let’s start to try and figure out what it is.
    From this picture you can see that it isn’t round in shape but "pinched" at one side.

    Just did a little sharp adj~.

    We can tell that it’s off the ground some way from the out of focus ring around it, if we had something to scale this with that could be figured out.
    Or if we knew the sat- telescope lens etc then this would also help.

    As for someone saying it doesn’t move when in the centre or when you focus in or out, remember.
    It’s a frigging picture try it your self at home with the paper. I mean come ‘on you`re not really looking through a sat, lol.
    So let’s try and piece bit of info together. :)

  53. Profile photo of oOJennaOo
    oOJennaOo Female 13-17
    380 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 12:36 pm
    is say
  54. Profile photo of dremassa66
    dremassa66 Male 18-29
    72 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 7:50 pm
    For anyone who`s wondering, just try looking at the roof of the white house. The White House isn`t like a normal house. It`s more like an office type building so it would have air conditions and junk like that on top. In the google map the roof is completely flat and smooth as a baby`s ass. Compare the roof of the white house and the roofs of the two buildings right next to it to the buildings a block away. Notice a difference? The white house roof has been photoshoped in or something. It`s probably just because they`re trying to cover up their security like missle batteries or something. If you want to check it out click on the travel section of i-a-b and you will find a link to interesting google satellite images.
  55. Profile photo of YouG
    YouG Male 18-29
    2521 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 11:38 pm
    looks like a water droplet to me.
  56. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    May 13, 2005 at 11:59 pm
    I really do think this is a weather balloon. It`s just out of focus as the focus was set for the houses.
  57. Profile photo of jsatan
    jsatan Male 18-29
    256 posts
    May 14, 2005 at 8:09 am
    water drop in space, lmao.
    No way at all.
    If it is a weather balloon, do they have that funny shape?
    Also as someone said why is it over a city?

  58. Profile photo of JenCdn
    JenCdn Female 30-39
    1 post
    May 14, 2005 at 8:10 pm
    Does anyone else think it`s possible that there was a house fire in that neighbourhood? maybe it`s a smoke cloud?
  59. Profile photo of jsatan
    jsatan Male 18-29
    256 posts
    May 14, 2005 at 9:06 pm
    If it was a smoke cloud there would be much much more wind drift, its a solid shape rather than smoke, :(
  60. Profile photo of Kegomatix01
    Kegomatix01 Male 13-17
    12 posts
    May 15, 2005 at 10:12 pm
    That is fake for so many reasons... But I`m so lazy I`m just not going to type it out.
  61. Profile photo of halifax_girl
    halifax_girl Female 18-29
    2244 posts
    May 16, 2005 at 1:04 am
    Would be one huge UFO. )-|
  62. Profile photo of bobbyo
    bobbyo Male 18-29
    318 posts
    May 16, 2005 at 2:44 pm
    every once in a while the stupidity of Americans, especially the many who leave comments on IAB, condenses and rises into the atomosphere where it combines into dense globlets of pure idiocy. These are seen a great deal over Florida and othe Southern States. Contrary to being UFO`s they are actually beacons to UFO`s which say "Please come destroy us because we are so goddamn stupid and we deserve to die."
  63. Profile photo of GiantTroll2
    GiantTroll2 Male 18-29
    1 post
    May 26, 2005 at 2:29 am
    its a fake look at the shadows their reversed
  64. Profile photo of da-1-n-only
    da-1-n-only Female 13-17
    25 posts
    May 29, 2005 at 7:08 pm
    lol, I think someone sneezed on the lense. That is so not A UFO
  65. Profile photo of Traceur
    Traceur Male 13-17
    134 posts
    May 30, 2005 at 6:43 pm
    Its a UFO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  66. Profile photo of pencilsharp1
    pencilsharp1 Male 13-17
    423 posts
    June 4, 2005 at 8:26 am
  67. Profile photo of Psychomissy
    Psychomissy Female 13-17
    138 posts
    June 5, 2005 at 12:09 pm
    I have no idea what it is... but i doubt its a Alien ship
  68. Profile photo of blackmind
    blackmind Male 13-17
    696 posts
    June 25, 2005 at 2:47 pm
    Thats weird!:-0
  69. Profile photo of blackmind
    blackmind Male 13-17
    696 posts
    June 25, 2005 at 2:48 pm
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    teath123 Male 13-17
    227 posts
    July 21, 2005 at 11:18 am
  71. Profile photo of _Wondergirl_
    _Wondergirl_ Female 30-39
    810 posts
    July 23, 2005 at 10:02 pm
    I think it`s the top of a water tower.
  72. Profile photo of AVDPhoenix
    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
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    October 14, 2005 at 12:16 am
    I don`t think is nothing! See how al the buildings and trees proyect a shadow, if this was a real object hovering on the burbs you should see its shadow somewhere in front of it on the ground! I guess! )-I
  73. Profile photo of kickass9
    kickass9 Male 13-17
    177 posts
    February 26, 2006 at 10:36 pm
    its a ballon! nothing else retards!
  74. Profile photo of 134
    134 Male 13-17
    299 posts
    March 4, 2006 at 2:17 pm
    not true!!!!! ^^ I agree with every single person who made a very long post.
  75. Profile photo of TheWood
    TheWood Male 30-39
    211 posts
    March 21, 2006 at 6:21 am
    This is simply the trace of a flying cat. When cats are bored of their owner`s child like attitude (dressing their cats, bathing them, etc.) they simply take off and fly back to their planet of origin. The trace you see on this picture is simply a sonic boom caused by the cat acceleration. Since there are a lot of flying cat traffic around earth, they build some traffic control satelites to monitor over speeding kitties. This on seems to be in trouble...
  76. Profile photo of xXI-Am-MeXx
    xXI-Am-MeXx Female 13-17
    148 posts
    July 2, 2006 at 8:35 am
    not a sabotage is it?
  77. Profile photo of doobiebrotha
    doobiebrotha Male 30-39
    138 posts
    July 2, 2006 at 9:00 am
    My fiancee saw a UFO one night after I had been drinking whiskey all night.


  78. Profile photo of gmprunner
    gmprunner Male 13-17
    16 posts
    September 18, 2006 at 6:51 pm
    Um, maybe I`m just blind, but I seriously don`t see anything. I keep scanning the picture for something that you are all describing and I just can`t seem to find it. :(
  79. Profile photo of hexagog
    hexagog Male 13-17
    239 posts
    November 6, 2006 at 4:28 pm
    I don`t see it...
  80. Profile photo of hexagog
    hexagog Male 13-17
    239 posts
    November 6, 2006 at 4:31 pm
    i searched area 51, (i was bored) and i found a glowing purple building!
  81. Profile photo of THX_1138_514
    THX_1138_514 Male 18-29
    43 posts
    December 14, 2006 at 3:25 pm
    I still don`t see anything.
  82. Profile photo of KwEeNofKoRn
    KwEeNofKoRn Female 18-29
    74 posts
    January 20, 2007 at 6:23 pm
    and where the hell is this so called UFO??? i dont see anything odd.
  83. Profile photo of ghostkev
    ghostkev Male 18-29
    67 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:34 pm
    It`s been edited... It was a big silver blot on the map. Hmmmmmmmm sneaky...
  84. Profile photo of i-am-emo
    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
    1265 posts
    March 10, 2007 at 3:29 am
    verbatim of course its in the middle the computer junky that found it probably moved the image until the uh "ufo" was in the centre to make it easier to find. and ironic? dont u mean coincidental?
  85. Profile photo of tangello
    tangello Female 13-17
    901 posts
    May 1, 2009 at 11:04 pm
    i dont see anything. I looked for like 7 minutes and went really close to really far and i dont see anything
  86. Profile photo of tangello
    tangello Female 13-17
    901 posts
    May 1, 2009 at 11:09 pm
    hmm.. if you guys mean the off-white spot by the big black slanted L area, that`s just the top of a water tower...

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